Tag: FSC

Orang You Glad Your Chair is from a Sustainable Source?

Written by | January 31st, 2014

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More than half of the wood products consumed in major markets come from somewhere else. In 2010, the United States was the top buyer of wood furniture from the Asia Pacific region. That might just include your favorite chair.

Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Jason Clay

Written by | June 20th, 2013

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“We are all farmers living on the edge of the planet’s resource base,” says World Wildlife Fund’s Jason Clay. Jason talks with our CEO Mark Tercek about producing more with less and transforming global sustainability practices.

Resolutions for Rainforests

Written by | January 3rd, 2013

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Jack Hurd makes some New Year’s resolutions for 2013 and introduces a fun new infographic that explains how individuals can help save Asia-Pacific’s forests.

Looking Up in Lao PDR

Written by | November 5th, 2012

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In Lao PDR, new options are making sustainable forest management the best choice for local people and businesses alike.

More on Myanmar: Taking Care of Teak

Written by | February 29th, 2012

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The Conservancy’s Jack Hurd explores what Myanmar’s recent unthawing means for its incredibly vast and valuable teak forests.

Reporting the Real Story on REDD+

Written by | December 6th, 2010

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The climate change talks in Cancun this week will spend significant time on issues caused by deforestation. But to make a real impact, our writer says an entirely different audience must be reached.

5 Questions: Design for a Living World

Written by | June 12th, 2009

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Isaac Mizrahi, Alaska, kicky pumps, salmon leather. Stumped? OK, let’s try another one: Kate Spade, Bolivia, handbags, palm leaves. No? How about Maya Lin, red maple, Maine? Such Riddle-of-the-Sphinx juxtapositions define Design for a Living World, an exhibition now showing at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum in New York City through January 4, 2010. The exhibition, organized […]

Conservation and Sustainable Forestry: A Match Made in the Adirondacks

Written by | March 31st, 2009

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The Nature Conservancy is selling 92,000 acres of protected forestland in the Adirondacks to Danish timber investors.  Sound a little strange? The catch is that the land will continue to be used for sustainable forestry and recreation like snowmobiling, hiking, hunting and fishing. It will also be managed under a binding conservation easement that protects river corridors, wetlands […]

Expedition to the Solomon Islands: Giant Eels, Strangler Figs and Tasty Yams

Written by | March 17th, 2009

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(Editor’s note: Sanjayan, The Nature Conservancy’s lead scientist, is traveling in the Solomon Islands to explore the amazing diversity of life and the fast vanishing marine and terrestrial habitats on these islands. As part of this expedition, Sanjayan’s experiences will be made available to students across the United States by the interactive curricula company Promethean […]

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